Captain Thomas Preston was a British officer stationed in Massachusetts staying in a home with other soldiers under the Quartering Act. They were banging on things with clubs yelling “Fire if you dare”. Yelling, screaming throwing snowballs, ice, coming at his soldiers with stick, buckets, clubs, and anything that they could get their hands on. His men would need to fire under his call, one man got hit by stick wobble to and side and his gun went off. Immediately after 4 of the men heard the crowd shouting fire and
Even the prosecuting attorney for his case stated, “I don’t doubt for a second, never have doubted, that had he not been caught, Eric Smith would have killed again,” (When Children Kill By: Diane Kratz Feb 11, 2013 Aside) According to Phil Chalmers, a teen violence and youth culture expert, there are usually specific reasons why teens kill. They include being bullied at school, depression, lack of guidance or discipline and even mental illness are just to name a few. (Inside The Mind Of a Teen Killer; 2009 Nelson, Phil Chalmers). Eric Smith appeared to have many of those
Mark is stunned by the strange reaction coming from the woman. Then the remaining three people at the table jump up into action and each pull out a .44 Magnum from the waistband of their pants. The remaining of the people in the cafe scream after seeing the guns and hide underneath the tables trying to avoid being shot. As everything is going on Mark freezes and his eyes grow as wide as saucers in fear. I know I’m probably dreaming, Mark thinks.
On 092316 at around 2352 Hrs., Officers responded to a shooting at 3222 Selma Ave. Kenneth Cook ( DOB 030172 OLN - 081055483) was found in the front of the residence with a bullet wound through his left leg. Cook stated that he was going in the back door when he was approached by two males. One was wearing a mask and he could not describe the second suspect. Cook said that he was afraid of a robbery and threw a cup of liquor at the suspects. The suspects then shot 2-3 times, striking Cook once.
Another mass shooting story is the mass shooting of Columbine High School. According to an article posted by Jennifer Rosenberg on about.com, Columbine High School is located in Littleton, Colorado. This incident took place on April 20th of 1999. Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris were the two high school aged boys that committed this horrific act. The boys planned to kill hundreds of their peers using guns, knives and bombs.
In turn, the FBI killing six members of the SLA, and the continuous use of gun fire causing the house to go up into flames. There was no sign of Patty at the safe house (Citation FBI). Agencies then began searching the area and setting up road blocks, in search of her. Unbeknownst to the FBI at the time, Patty had actually driven right through the roadblock and they let her go. The officer who cleared her had determined that she had resembled Patty, but was not her, not even realizing what they had done (Bancroft).
A school shooting is something devastating to talk about or to even imagine. Most people don’t live in fear of their school being the target of a massacre. In Nineteen Minutes, no one at Sterling High School was expecting their well-educated and highly recommended school to become a mortifying crime scene. This novel follows the lives of multiple people who were affected by the truculent shooting at Sterling High School. You are able to experience the characters lives years before the shooting and learn events that lead up to the shooting.
After a loud crash, he enters. Alicia hides behind her dresser as she hears the man’s footsteps growing louder. He enters the back room, and as soon as she sees him she realizes he is armed. Before he can realize what is happening, she pulls the trigger and shoots the man in the leg. He drops the gun
The riots in Charlotte, started with a peaceful protest for a man who was shot by the police. However, just like with the peaceful protest that started in Los Angeles, people became violent and started to loot block highways and injure others. The Charlotte police who are trained to handle rioters, started to use tear gas, and other forms of excessive force to stop the violence. After, some peaceful protesters complained about the treatment police officers were restrained from using the objects on peaceful protesters. In both riots there was a city-wide curfew for people to be in the house by.
Guns on Campus Imagine participating with classmates while a professor is lecturing, then hearing a gun discharge, following cries for help from a window, at that moment all hiding; eyes closed hoping no one else is next, wishing for any means of self-protection. Possibly a scene from any of the campuses where mass shootings have occurred. During the Virginia Tech massacre, 32 students were tragically slain and at Florida State University three students were injured within the school’s library by a gunman until the campus police were able to shot and kill the gunman. Most disasters could be avoided if the campus had adequate security, honored the Second Amendment and if the students were prepared for these types of incidents. Most colleges have over a thousand attendees per year,
The police quickly began a search on the apartment. there was a awful smell coming from his apartment. He had invited a police officer into his house to have a drink, the officer smelled something grossed later they came back and put him into custody. The officers had gone through boxes to find disturbing things in there such as: human heads and three bags of organs, chemicals skulls, painted skulls, skeleton, dried scalp, tools various videos blood soaked mattress and blood splatters and a King James Bible and they went through box after box collecting evidence. Jeffrey Dahmer was only charged with fifteen murders.
Have you ever been accused of something you didn 't do? Stealing something, not doing your homework, etc... Well there are people all over America that have been accused of stealing, killing or other crimes that they did not commit, and they were severely punished for it. People like Claude Jones, Cameron Todd Willingham, and Larry Griffin, were all falsely accused and punished for a crime someone else committed. Some were even put away because there was false evidence provided. Is this a result of our justice system being broken?
Startled by the gunshot, Jason tried to run to his mother’s room but Chase shot him 2 times in the forehead before he could. Immediately after killing Jason, Chase made his way over to the couch and shot 22 month year old David in the head. Finally he entered the bathroom and shot Evelyn 3 killing her. He then took her corpse into the bedroom and sodomized her. While doing this he would drink her blood through cuts on her neck.
I think random locker searches is a good thing. Because if you bring a gun to school and plan to kill someone that is not the right thing to do. You need to tell a teacher or an adult who you trust. Things you would find is stuff like drugs, guns, alcohol, and steroids if you are a sports player. There was an accident in florida at one of our schools that a 8th grader brought a 1911 stainless steel colt 45 and massacred over 100 staff and students.
He had confessed to the crimes, but his state of insanity started to be questioned. Gacy had told people that he committed those crimes with a different personality. Gacy later on was found guilty for 33 murders of young men, and was said that he wasn’t insane. He was sentenced to 12 death sentences and 21 natural life sentences. Gacy was executed by Lethal Injection on May 9th, 1994.